U.K. Crypto News
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CryptoSlate Wrapped Daily: FTX took $3.7B loss in 2021; Coinbase reveals Grayscale Bitcoin reserves
Bank of England speculates FTX collapse is a result of FTT run, Litecoin recently climbs market cap ranking, and much more in this edition of CryptoSlate Wrapped Daily.
BoE speculates FTT token fire sale may have sparked FTX collapse, calls for widespread regulation
Bank of England's Jon Cunliffe said the crypto space should be brought under regulation to provide stability.
UK Treasury Committee to probe Binance’s role in FTX collapse
UK lawmakers questioned why Binance revealed it was selling $500 million worth of FTT tokens and has asked the exchange to submit internal documents.
Bricktrade partners with Blocksquare to tokenize real estate
The partnership will allow Bricktrade to break down a single property into 100,000 tokens and enable investors to own fractional shares of the token's underlying property.
Research: US inflation breaking barriers in the 2020s; started faster than 70s, 80s trend
Gasoline, fuel oil, and energy prices are the primary causes of the current alarming inflation rate.
UK High Court shutters crypto firm PGI Global for alleged scam involvement
PGI Global UK had collected around $710,000 from its potential investors, promising 200% returns from their investments in the company, but failed to fulfill its commitment
CryptoSlate Wrapped Daily: Phishing attack steals 700 Ethereum; Moldova bans crypto mining
Vitalik Buterin says ZKPs are necessary for Ethereum, Binance overshadows Huobi in derivatives trading, and more in this edition of CryptoSlate Wrapped Daily.
UK flocks to Bitcoin in September due to GBP decline
Experts believe that Bitcoin’s easy accessibility makes it a choice hedge for economies in crisis.
UK lawmakers votes to recognize crypto as regulated financial instrument
Andrew Griffith's proposal seeks to include crypto assets as part of services to be regulated by the Financial Services and Markets Act.
Britain’s new ‘pro-crypto’ Prime Minister slammed as ‘no friend of Bitcoin’
Rishi Sunak said embracing cryptocurrency and blockchain can improve lives. Yet his promotion of CBDCs has cast doubt on where his allegiances lie.
Crypto-friendly Rishi Sunak appointed UK Prime Minister
Rishi Sunak has won the Conservative leadership contest bringing renewed hope for the U.K.'s crypto hub ambitions.
Fidelity offers bullish views on Bitcoin amid rising dollar
According to the research, Bitcoin is one of those assets that are not subject to counterparty risk, vis-a-vis conventional currencies.
Bitcoin volatility stabilizes as the pound’s soars higher
Recent market movements mean the pound is now almost as volatile as Bitcoin.
UK Financial Policy Committee’s Carolyn Wilkins calls for improved governance, trust in crypto industry
Carolyn Wilkins said that protocols need to re-examine their decision-making process which is largely "centralized" and adopt best practices to improve their transparency so as to retain the trust of investors.
Nigel Farage draws parallels between political ridicule and Bitcoin ideology
Nigel Farage justified his speaking slot at Bitcoin Amsterdam and offered advice on bringing real political change.
Dominic Frisby gives his take on investing in Bitcoin, gold
Author Dominic Frisby makes a case for holding both BTC and gold when it comes to protecting oneself during precarious geopolitical times.
Bitcoin decouples from legacy markets amid macro turmoil
The safe haven narrative returns as Bitcoin's price performance shows a distinct inversion against the S&P 500.